Arsenal star Declan Rice reveals conversation with Ben White to reconsider England decision

Arsenal duo Ben White and Declan Rice.
Arsenal duo Ben White and Declan Rice. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Arsenal midfielder Declan Rice says he would love for Ben White to reconsider his decision regarding his England career.

White, 26, refused manager Gareth Southgate's invitation to play for the Three Lions during the recent international break, with the full reasoning yet to be discovered.

Rice - who is set to captain England against Belgium on Tuesday - believes there are still further conversations to be had with his Gunners team-mate.

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Matthew Holt

Bio: Matthew is a freelance journalist and has currently racked up bylines for Manchester United, Manchester Evening News, GOAL and SPORTbible to name a few. A long-term sufferer of Scunthorpe United, he currently resides in the north-west after escaping the smog of North Lincolnshire.